Legalised bowfishing on table after positive review of NSW government, DPI trial

Matt Findlay
By Matt Findlay
March 11 2021 - 11:00pm
LONG BOW: Jason Flesch takes a shot at a big carp at Jingellic during an 18-month trial of bowfishing, the practice could be legalised in inland waters. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

The NSW government is opening the door to legalise bowfishing for carp across the state, which could help to alleviate the noxious species' continued destruction of inland waterways.

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Matt Findlay

Matt Findlay

Journalist

Formerly a sports specialist, I'm based at Orange and shift between wide-spread range of subjects here and, often, across the entire Central West region of NSW as well. I have almost a decade of experience in the media and marketing industries both here in Australia and internationally, along with journalism I have experience in content strategy, brand development, and digital and social media. Along the way, I've been fortunate to win a handful of media awards and be nominated for several others too.